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Sr Finance Analyst PLM, OFC

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Job Description:

Proactive business partner who will provide insightful financial analysis to OFC’s outside plant cable product line teams to maximize profitability and help drive business growth.


  • Provide reporting tools to finance and PLM organization.
  • Drive efficiencies and process improvements in financial analysis tools and output
  • Assist with support of to product line managers to enable a clear understanding of financial results, including specific drivers of product line revenue, margin, and COM.
  • Help provide tools and reports to enable better understanding of P&L performance, trends and
  • Develop an understanding how mix, price, volume, and manufacturing variances impact margin results. Work with finance leadership to recommend actions for improvements.
  • Support with identifying cost reduction areas to drive continuous improvement in operations
  • Conduct product line performance evaluations, scenario analysis, variance analysis, and ad hoc margin analysis as needed
  • Assist in annual budget and 5 year strategic plan preparation at the product line level
  • Conduct Make vs. Buy analysis where applicable, analyze progress to targeted CCC / CPK metrics
  • Support the financial analysis required for investment proposals and/or appropriate requests for product line expansion or cost reduction
  • Provide linkage between local financial results and regional product line results with thorough understanding of consolidation processes
  • Act as liaison between plant controllers, entity controllers, and corporate finance resources to ensure accurate reporting and thorough understanding of financial results at the product line level
  • Support Fiber PLM Controller on ad hoc projects

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel may be needed for project work and / or team meetings

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of related cost accounting or other financial analysis experience in manufacturing setting

Required Skills:

  • SAP detailed application knowledge.
  • Advanced analytical skills, including ability to work with complex data sets and multidimensional databases
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and modeling scenarios
  • Knowledge of PowerBI is helpful
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate across cultures.
  • Ability to work in a “Fast Paced” environment with a strong commitment to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Rigorous & Detail Oriented

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with data management across multiple platforms
  • Prior manufacturing experience (plant financial analyst or APC)
  • Ability to work independently and within a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams and work with all levels of organization.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong commitment to Corning’s Values, with solid cultural awareness.
  • Ability to drive decisions across multifunctional teams
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



Nearest Major Market: Charlotte